The median annual salary for a Test Manager was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Manager
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 85 118
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Manager 7 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.48% 0.10% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.11% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 7
Median salary £50,000 - £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 - £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1387 928 1642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.33% 96.37% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 812 1310
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Test Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Manager in Cheshire

Test Manager
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Manager in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Test Manager in Cheshire

Test Manager
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Manager within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £50,000 -
Test Manager
North West

Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Test Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Test Manager in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (42.86%) Hyperion
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) PMP

Test Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Hyperion